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Peppermint Twists Recipe

Peppermint Twists Recipe

Serve your family and friends this delicate twist that showcases one of the most popular flavors of the season…peppermint! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling YIELD:30 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups Master Cookie Mix, softened
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • Red colored sugar


  • 1. Shape cookie mix into 3/4-in. balls. Roll each ball into a 6-in. rope. Bend the rope in half and twist twice. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  • 2. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool completely. Combine the confectioners' sugar, milk and extract; drizzle over cookies. Sprinkle with colored sugar. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 77 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 43mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (7g sugars, trace fiber), 1g protein

Reviews for Peppermint Twists

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Reviewed Jan. 30, 2015

"freeze well"

Reviewed Dec. 3, 2012

"These are so good and so easy!!! The only thing I modified was the shape - - these shout out 'candy cane' to me so that's what I did. It's only December 3 and I can tell you - - I'll be making several batches between now and Christmas!!"

Reviewed Nov. 28, 2012

"I also used the oil flavoring; love the lightness of the cookie/ will make agian"

Reviewed Nov. 27, 2012

"what is the liquid in this recipe"

Reviewed Nov. 27, 2012

"I used peppermint oil instead od extract.

fast easy , I would make them again.

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